IT Support (writing an App) at Doorways Youth Project

Writing a Youth App similar to "Well Happy" (Enfield Youth)

Dates 10 Jan 2014 - 30 Mar 2014 (80 hours)
Location DoorWays Youth Project 2 Station Buildings Saltburn by the Sea TS12 1AQ 01287 625305
Description

The DoorWays Youth project supports young people aged 13 to 25 living in and around Saltburn. Our aim is to equip young people who have complex social and emotional difficulties, with the skills and confidence to improve their life chances and fulfill their potential. Based in Saltburn Railway buildings, we offer an open door and non-judgmental approach to providing practical and emotional support to young people throughout East Cleveland.
Our current skill levels are – Youth worker: Visual basic programming
- Manager: Previous employment in industrial electronics R&D
1. DoorWays have developed two software resources (using visual basic); Life-skills Labyrinth and Employability software. Our team is in need of some practical support, looking at installation issues with our software when encountering some client’s network/ computer suite.
2. Our project is looking into the possibility of creating an “App” that will engage with young people and inform them of current services/ activities. A little like “Well Happy” an App created by Enfield Youth in conjunction with Young Minds.
• Engaging with young people
• Informing
• Relevant & easy to use
• 2-way (a means of them contacting us)
• Importing or sharing with the current data base Redcar & Cleveland Families Guide (Youth issues/ services)
• Youth involvement in graphic design and Logo

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising
  • Computer/Technical
  • Communication Skills
  • Advice and Guidance

We are unable to reimburse travel expenses

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Mainly support as we have not done an App before but have some programming experience

Desirable: We are a youth project, a youthful, enthusiastic persona would be great

Interested?

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